6 Simple Labor Day Backyard Activities
Labor Day, which falls on Sept. 7 this year, is right around the corner. With no work in sight, it’s a perfect time to bail on your daily commute and…
Pack Your Bags for These Last-Minute Summer Vacations
With the end of summer just around the corner, your thoughts may be centered around how to enjoy the last of the warm weather in your area while relaxing on…
Canning
As the “going green” trend continues to gain popularity, many people are finding passion in plants. It’s not a new idea; people have long grown food in their yards, and in…
Hot Tips for Riding Your Motorcycle in Warm Weather
If you’re thinking about taking up motorcycling, you probably have a good handle on the gear you’ll need — helmet, jacket and pair of riding pants (or one-piece motorcycle suit),…
Back-to-School Pedestrian Safety Tips
Summer is soon coming to a close, and as our little ones prepare to return to school, it’s worth taking a moment to refresh their knowledge of pedestrian safety. Busy…
Cut Down Your Air Conditioning Costs This Summer
Sweltering summer temperatures can send many Americans’ air conditioning costs soaring. But you don’t necessarily have to choose between a comfortable home temperature and lower costs. There are ways to keep…
End the Summer in Style with a Block Party
Soon enough, summer will be winding down, and the kids will be heading back to school. But before we all say goodbye to sunshine, swimsuits and sunblock, consider one last…
20 Tips For Packing Your Car And Moving To College
It’s August again, and the new school year is right around the corner. Already, college-age students are gearing up for that most exciting and chaotic of occasions: moving-in day at the dorms…
How to Save Water — and Money — on Your Yard
Colorado residents use as much water on their yards and gardens every year as they do inside their homes, according to Colorado WaterWise, an organization dedicated to water conservation and…
campfire cookouts for kids
This year, we’re taking kid-friendly campfire cookouts to another level, beyond weenies and s’mores. Whether you’re grilling in your backyard or over a fire pit at the campground, these safety guidelines,…